A posting to flownet would be nice.
--- Miles Cramer <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Dr. Greg Moneta et. al. published a paper examining the accuracy of
> segmental BPs, duplex, and arteriography to detect high grade (50% -
> 100%) stenosis of the iliac/common femoral, SFA, and popliteal
> arteries. Segmentals had complete agreement with angiography in 34%
> of limbs with the following sensitivity and specificity:
> Sensitivity Specificity
> Iliac/CFA 59% 86%
> SFA 73% 80%
> Popliteal 48% 53%
> Conclusion: duplex is far superior to segmentals pressures for
> localization of high-grade lesions from the iliac to popliteal
> Noninvasive localization of arterial occlusive disease: A
> comparison of segmental Doppler pressures and arterial duplex
> mapping. J Vasc Surg 1993; 17:578-82.
> If you can't get this article I will be happy to fax you one. Just
> send your fax number to my e-mail address.
> >Need to show an MD the differences between pulse volume/segmental
> >pressures and duplex scanning of the peripheral arterial system.
> >diagnostic criteria for
> >upper extremity
> >lower extremity
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